Jean back with Boks

Jean de Villiers has rejoined the Springboks in London, where he is set to serve in a consultancy capacity.

De Villiers successfully underwent surgery to his fractured jaw in Cape Town last week, and after spending some time at home to recuperate, he has now returned to the UK as planned.

The former captain has said he will be looking to provide whatever support possible to the Bok team, and his input may well be invaluable during the remainder of the campaign.

The Springboks will take on the USA in their final pool game at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday, knowing that a victory would secure their position at the top of Pool B.

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